Webhooks in Benchmark Email
Time management can be quite daunting, especially when it comes to work tasks. Luckily for you, Benchmark has webhooks that can be used to get information to you in real-time. With Webhooks, you can receive information such as who has subscribed, unsubscribed, and much more. If you are familiar with APIs, then webhooks are similar, except the data is sent to you automatically. You set up the webhook once and
API August 31, 2020
How to Access Your Benchmark Email API Key
To access the Benchmark Email RESTful APIs you must have a Benchmark account. Our free plans also allow you to access to the Benchmark RESTful API. We assume that you will have the technical skills to use the API's to integrate your application/website with our RESTFful API's. If you don't have the technical expertise, you would need to hire a developer to use the RESTful APIs. To view or access
API October 19, 2020
Benchmark Email RESTful APIs
In a wonderful world, all things would be automated and with today’s technology, it’s getting easier to do it. By using API’s you can get information without even login into your Benchmark Account. Let’s dive in and learn some common terms of API’s. What is REST REST is an acronym for REpresentational State Transfer. REST is an architectural style that defines a set of constraints and properties based on HTTP.
API October 26, 2020
What are the best practice recommedations for using the API?
We recommend these practices while using the API, which are: Make sure you are using valid tokens. Failure to do so might lead you to be locked out for 10 minutes Try to store authenticated tokens and reuse them, instead of using login() for each method call Please make use of the batch sizes when fetching bulk results. All our bulk fetching methods like emailGet, listGet, reportGet have the option
API November 26, 2020
Why do I get this message: “Too many API calls detected?”
You will receive this error if you have tried to log in with an invalid token/password at least five times within two minutes. This requires a "cooling" time of 10 minutes, where any attempts to log in will be rejected. Before attempting to log in again, you will have to verify that your login/password is correct.
API August 7, 2018
Why are contacts not added to my list when I use the listAddContacts method?
Some of the common reasons why the contacts are not added to the list would be: The contact has not clicked on the confirmation email. You can check this by clicking on the "Not Opted-in Yet" link in the contact listing The contact could be in your Master Unsubscribe List The contact could be already present in your list
API August 7, 2018
How can I integrate my application/website with Benchmark Email?
You can now create contact lists, manage your contacts, send emails, view reports from your website/application by using the Benchmark Email APIs. You would have to have some programming experience to implement the API methods. To know about the API visit the URL http://www.benchmarkemail.com/API/Library
API August 6, 2018
How do I add contacts from my website to my Benchmark Email contact list?
You can use the API to add a contact from your website to your Benchmark Email list. We recommend you store the ID of the contact list in your code. You can fetch the contact list ID using the listGet method. To save contacts from your website/database into your Benchmark Email list use the listAddContacts method. To remove a contact from the list use the listDeleteEmailContact method.
API August 6, 2018
What Are the Benchmark Email Legacy APIs?
The Benchmark Email Legacy API is a powerful tool that allows you to integrate your database programs with our system. Users managing subscriptions or message content on their own system may use the Legacy API to transfer data from their internal system to their Benchmark Email account. Benefits Easily push contact information from your website or software to your Benchmark Email contact list Create and manage contact lists. Easily